Afkar Fellows

Community Building / Video Production / Non-Profit Programs

CHALLENGE

Increase the impact and visibility of unconventional leaders in the MENA region that are working to build movements, challenge norms, and cultivate safe spaces for alternative thought.

SOLUTION

Select 14 creative individuals from Western Sahara, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt to articulate their personal vision and professional needs; support them remotely and in-person over one year.

RESULT

Provided personalized, longterm support programs for each fellow including expert media and fundraising assistance from our international partners, as well as financial assistance for either equipment, exploration, or collaboration between fellows.